CATEGORY: Salad
Rice Salad with Nuts and Sour Cherries; Chilled Macadamia Gazpacho with Cured Asparagus

Rice Salad with Nuts and Sour Cherries; Chilled Macadamia Gazpacho with Cured Asparagus

All texture. All flavor. The best of vegetarian showcases.
Pistachio-Crusted Chicken Breasts

Pistachio-Crusted Chicken Breasts

Pistachios bring a winning taste to chicken nuggets.
Warm Winter Sweet Potato Salad with Beluga Lentils & Cider Vinaigrette; Macarons with Honey Frosting

Warm Winter Sweet Potato Salad with Beluga Lentils & Cider Vinaigrette; Macarons with Honey Frosting

I believe in lentils. Include lentils in your recipe and you have a main course, I say.
Chicken Coconut Soup and Roasted Shallot, Squash, Grape, and Green Bean Salad

Chicken Coconut Soup and Roasted Shallot, Squash, Grape, and Green Bean Salad

A Thai chicken soup showcases wild mushrooms and coconut milk, while vegetables and fruit roast to a thrilling sweetness for my watercress salad.
Creamy Cauliflower Soup and Wheat Berry, Kale, and Cranberry Salad

Creamy Cauliflower Soup and Wheat Berry, Kale, and Cranberry Salad

Win and lose trust, with a soup and a salad.
Soft-Shell Crab Sandwiches with Pancetta and Remoulade; Basil-Prosciutto Salad on Watermelon Plates

Soft-Shell Crab Sandwiches with Pancetta and Remoulade; Basil-Prosciutto Salad on Watermelon Plates

Right now: crabs and watermelon in summertime.
Braised Lamb Shawarma and Snap Pea and Quinoa Salad

Braised Lamb Shawarma and Snap Pea and Quinoa Salad

"Scrumptious sandwiches" are "easy to assemble," the recipe tells me. And sure, I can go out and buy pomegranate molasses and tahini! Let's do it!
Black Rice and Squid Salad and Pot-Roasted Celery Root with Olives and Buttermilk

Black Rice and Squid Salad and Pot-Roasted Celery Root with Olives and Buttermilk

I smiled at the recipe for "Black Rice and Squid Salad," from the March/April 2012 issue of La Cucina Italiana, when it reminded me of my fantasy food party: a table full of black-and-white foods.